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Trump Cancels Visit To Plattsburgh

Aug 2, 2016
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Donald Trump has cancelled his visit to Plattsburgh. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the campaign for president and the keys states involved.

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Aug 1, 2016

Today

Cloudy with showers likely, maybe a thunderstorm, Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. highs in the low to mid 70s.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, chance showers this evening, lows in the low to mid 60s

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, chance showers mainly in the morning, highs in the mid 70s to near 80° 

PGA:

Jimmy Walker closed with a 3-under 67 to earn a one-stroke victory over defending champion Jason Day in the PGA Championship. Walker produced three big birdies on the back nine and sealed the win with a 3-foot putt for par on 18 after Day eagled the hole. Walker is the fourth first-time winner in as many grand slams this year.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses last night's Democratic National Convention.

Senate Democrats hope once again to take leadership of the Senate away from Republicans in the 2016 elections. The chief engineer of strategy for the Democrats says the Presidential candidates at the top of the ticket will help his candidates win.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jul 29, 2016

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Clouds and showers this morning, especially closer to the coast. Mostly cloudy later today with today with scattered showers or thunderstorms possible.  Highs in the lower 80's.

Mostly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the lower 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow with a shower or thunderstorm possible.  Highs in the lower 80's.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the Angels beat Boston 2-1, Minnesota tripled up Baltimore 6-2, and Texas edged Kansas City 3-2. The Yankees had a day off.

In the National League, Colorado slid past the Mets 2-1, Milwaukee won against Arizona 6-4, Philadelphia edged Atlanta 7-5, St. Louis won against Miami 5-4, and it was Washington over San Francisco 4-2.

In interleague play, the Cubs beat the White Sox 3-1.

The San Francisco Giants have acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins for minor league pitcher Adalberto Mejia. Nunez is batting .296 with 12 home runs, 47 RBIs and an American League-leading 27 stolen bases this season. He is expected to play third base until Chris Duffy returns from a strained Achilles.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Obama's speech at the DNC last night and voting.

    

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko of New York's 20th District about the Democratic National Convention and the view from the New York side.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta about a $10 million grant going to the City of Oneonta from New York State.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jul 28, 2016

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

A mix of sun and clouds, hot and a bit humid today with a scattered shower or thunderstorm possible.  Highs near 90.

Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm tonight.  Lows in the mid to upper 60's.

Mostly cloudy tomorrow with showers likely and possibly an afternoon thunderstorm.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, Houston beat the Yankees 4-1, Detroit edged Boston 4-3, Oakland bested Texas 6-4, and it was Kansas City over the Angels 7-5.

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The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 is now set to go free.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko about the Democratic National Convention last night.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about a broken pipe that pouring raw sewage into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam. 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jul 27, 2016

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly sunny, hot and a bit humid today.  Highs around 90.

Mostly clear tonight.  Lows in the mid 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds, hot and a bit humid tomorrow with a scattered thunderstorm.  Highs near 90.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees doubled up Houston 6-3, Detroit slid past Boston 9-8, the Angels shut out Kansas City 13-0, and it was Oakland over Texas 6-3.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt about 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses last night's Democratic National Convention speeches.

Larry Is One Lucky Lobster

Jul 26, 2016
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the dry summer and a glitch in a nonprofit grant to the Palace theater in Albany.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jul 26, 2016

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly sunny, breezy and a bit less humid today.  Highs in the upper 80's to around 90.

Mostly clear tonight.  Lows in the lower 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds, hot and a bit humid tomorrow.  Highs near 90.

It’s supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s convention, but all of the focus Monday was on her primary challenger Bernie Sanders and his delegates, who continue to stew over a wikileaks release of DNC emails that showed favoritism to Clinton over Sanders.

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The resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz over the release of emails showing that staff  favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders overshadowed other news at the beginning of the Democratic National Convention.  

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the upcoming Democratic National Convention.

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